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World Turtle Day
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World Turtle Day

Well, the first thing to know is that Turtles and Tortoises are not the same thing, though this day is dedicated to celebrating and protecting both. First created in 1990 by American Tortoise Rescue, World Turtle day recognizes that some species of our hard (and soft!) shelled friends are suffering and almost on the edge...

World Forest Day
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World Forest Day

Forests are part of your life in more ways than you realize When we drink a glass of water, write in a notebook, take medicine for a fever or build a house, we do not always make the connection with forests. And yet, these and many other aspects of our lives are linked to forests...

World Wetland Day
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World Wetland Day

The Standing Committee of the Convention on Wetlands has approved the themes for World Wetlands Day as follows: Wetlands Action for People & Nature, theme for 2022 Wetland Restoration, theme for 2023 Wetlands and Human wellbeing, theme for 2024 World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. This day marks the date of...

World Water Day
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World Water Day

22 March 2019, Rome/Praia With climate change and population growth putting increasing pressure on finite water resources, FAO is urging countries to step up efforts to increase water efficiency and provide access to safe water for all. Ensuring global water security is fundamental to achieve Zero Hunger and the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN agency said on the...